[Orlando, FL] Photographer Jim Bourhill submitted these shots of Orlando enjoying the free festivities as supplied by Hard Rock in celebration of their 40th anniversary. The themed restaurant and entertainment company is headquartered in Orlando.
There were four stages, bunches of people and a walk-through mini-tour of the Hard Rock’s famous collection of rock & roll memorabilia. Just what streets full of drunk, revved-up people need – access to priceless collectibles.
But seriously, though, everyone had a good time.
It was a banner day for Hard Rock and Orlando
View of Wall Street Plaza from Orange Avenue
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Rockin’ in the free worldLocal band Andy Matchett and the Minks (not Plain Jane Automobile, as previously noted). That’s scene vet Roger Docking on lead guitar.
DMC of Run-DMC throwing down inside The Social
DMC is joined onstage by local guitarists Jeff Nolan and Brian Chodorcoff
Buddy Holly’s glasses
Madonna’s “Like A Virgin” Dress
Michael Jackson’s famous jacket
John Lennon’s jacket from the cover of The Beatles’ “Rubber Soul”
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Quick quips: Gene Simmons, Michael Jackson, Cure, Marvin Tarplin, Peter … Poison has announced that they will play a special show on November 5 at Hard Rock Live in Orlando, FL to benefit the Down Syndrome Foundation of Florida. Quick – quips : – Gene – Simmons , – Michael – Jackson , – Cure.
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